Searching in the Right Place: An Advice to Young Medical Students
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Searching in the Right Place: An Advice to Young Medical Students

Once upon a time in a quaint village, there lived a man named Raju, known far and wide for his laziness. Despite his endearing nature, his indolence often led him into amusing, if not absurd, situations. One evening, Raju was sewing a button on his shirt when he dropped his needle in a dimly lit…

Tilting in Chess: Proven Strategies to Avoid Frustration and Improve Your Game
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Tilting in Chess: Proven Strategies to Avoid Frustration and Improve Your Game

Tilting in chess can be a frustrating and discouraging experience for chess players of all skill levels. However, by understanding the psychological and cognitive factors that contribute to it and by implementing strategies to prevent it, you can improve your game and enjoy playing chess more fully. Remember to take breaks, analyze each game carefully, manage your expectations, and approach each game with a positive and relaxed mindset.

18 Tips for Success: How to Crush Your US Clinical Elective as an International Medical Graduate
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18 Tips for Success: How to Crush Your US Clinical Elective as an International Medical Graduate

As an international medical graduate (IMG), completing an elective, observership, or externship in the US can be a valuable experience for your medical residency application. Not only will it allow you to gain exposure to the US healthcare system, but it can also provide opportunities for networking and potential residency program connections. At least three…

From Mumbai to Manhattan: My Experiences With Medical Residency in Two Countries
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From Mumbai to Manhattan: My Experiences With Medical Residency in Two Countries

Residency Training in India vs. the US: What Makes Them Different As a medical student in India, the decision was neither easy nor immediate when faced with the choice of pursuing a residency in India vs. abroad. After much thought and discussion with friends, colleagues, and family, I decided to pursue residency training in the…

Residency Training in the US : The Ultimate USMLE Guide for the International Medical Graduate
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Residency Training in the US : The Ultimate USMLE Guide for the International Medical Graduate

There are several reasons why international medical graduates (IMGs) choose to migrate to the US for their residency training. The US is home to some of the world’s leading medical institutions and offers a wide range of specialties, making it an attractive destination for IMGs seeking to advance their careers. However, the process of securing a residency position in the US can be challenging, especially for IMGs. I wanted to share my experiences and lay a step-by-step manual for someone looking to pursue their residency training in the US.

How to Ace Your Residency Interview: Tips and Tricks from a Current Chief Resident
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How to Ace Your Residency Interview: Tips and Tricks from a Current Chief Resident

The residency interview is an opportunity for the applicants to showcase their skills, knowledge, and personality to the program directors and faculty as part of the residency selection process. Following these tips can increase your chances of success during the residency application and interview season.